Ben Simmons has a new blonde beauty to cheer him up for the occasion.
A source exclusively tells Page Six that the 26-year-old Brooklyn Nets star has been dating actress Eiza Gonzalez for “a few months,” but the pair are trying to keep their romance under wraps.
“They are hiding and trying not to be seen. [together]The insider added.
However, on Friday, the newlyweds were forced to go public after a paparazzo spotted them on a date night in New York City.
Simmons, 33, and Gonzalez were photographed leaving Bondist, an upscale sushi restaurant in Manhattan, where we’re told they dined “with a bunch of friends.”
“They were not alone [for the dinner]but they’re very clearly together,” the insider said.
Gonzalez was seen wearing a sleek black dress and matching shoes for the date. She also teamed her look with a gray coat that draped snugly around her shoulders.
Meanwhile, Simmons opted for a black outfit that included a black hoodie, a hat, jacket, pants and shoes.
The two were photographed walking side by side, but they didn’t show any PDA.
After enjoying a nice meal, we’re told the “Baby Driver” star headed back to the NBA player’s place, but it’s unclear if she stayed the night.
Representatives for Simmons and Gonzalez did not immediately return Page Six’s request for comment.
Simmons was previously in a high-profile relationship with Kendall Jenner, but Page Six exclusively reported in May 2019 that the pro athlete and supermodel, 27, had officially called it quits.
At the time of the split, an insider told PEOPLE, “The relationship ran its course. [Jenner is] Spending time with your friends and getting back into fun mode.
Simmons was then rumored to be engaged to British TV presenter Maya Jama, but they reportedly called off the engagement in the summer of 2022.
Meanwhile, Gonzalez has been linked to several male celebrities, including Josh Duhamel, Timothée Chalamet, lacrosse pro Paul Rabel and most recently, Jason Momoa.
The “I Care A Lot” actress was seen dating the “Aquaman” star during 2022, following his split from estranged wife Lisa Bonnet.
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